imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag(verb)
one who is playfully mischievous
perform hastily and carelessly
A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
While walking home from the bar, he was set upon by a bunch of scamps who stole his hat.
A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
My nephew is a little scamp who likes to leave lighted firecrackers under the lawnchairs of his dozing elders.
To skimp; to do something in a skimpy or slipshod fashion.
a rascal; a swindler; a rogue
to perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially
Origin: [OF. escamper to run away, to make one's escape. Originally, one who runs away, a fugitive, a vagabond. See Scamper.]
Scamp is a Disney canine cartoon and comics character, the son of Lady and the Tramp, appearing in the animated movies Lady and the Tramp and Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, as well as in comic strips and books of his own since the 1950s.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skamp, n. a vagabond: a mean fellow.—v.i. Scam′per, to run with speed and trepidation.—n. a rapid run.—adj. Scam′pish, rascally. [O. Fr. escamper, to flee—It. scampare, to escape—L. ex, out, campus, a battlefield.]
skamp, v.t. to do work in a dishonest manner without thoroughness—also Skimp.—n. Scam′per. [Prob. Ice. skamta, to dole out, to stint.]
The numerical value of SCAMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of SCAMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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